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Jean-Claude Iranzi (born 5 October 1990 in Kigali) is a Rwandan footballer, who is currently playing for ZESCO United FC in the Zambian Premier League.[2]

Jean-Claude Iranzi
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Iranzi playing for Rwanda in January 2016
Personal information
Full name Jean-Claude Iranzi
Date of birth (1990-10-05) October 5, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Kigali, Rwanda
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
APR FC
Youth career
2004–2005 SC Kiyovu Sport
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 SC Kiyovu Sport 36 (2)
2009–2016 APR FC 12 (1)
2016–2017 Topoľčany ? (?)
2017– ZESCO United ? (?)
National team
2007–2010 Rwanda U-20 11 (0)
2008– Rwanda[1] 68 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 February 2018

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BiographyEdit

SC Kiyovu SportEdit

The striker began his career in 2004 with SC Kiyovu Sport and was promoted in the 2006 Rwandan Premier League team. He made his debut for SC Kiyovu Sport in June 2006.

APR FCEdit

In December 2008, Iranzi signed with APR FC, the previous winners of the Rwandan Premier League. He made his APR FC debut in an organised friendly match against fellow league members Police FC.[3] With APR, Iranzi won the 2009-10 Rwandan Premier League, thus earning a spot in the 2011 CAF Champions League, where APR was eliminated in the Preliminary round to Club Africain of Tunisia on an aggregate score of 2-6. APR repeated as Premier League champions in 2010-11, and therefore will play in the 2012 CAF Champions League.Iranzi in 2018 was signed with APR FC currently

International careerEdit

Iranzi played the African U-20 Youth Championship in Ruanda.[4] He played his debut for the "Wasps" on 21 June 2008 in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Morocco national football team.[5] Iranzi's first international goal came on March 26, 2011 as part of Rwanda's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign. The goal, scored in the 44th minute, gave Rwanda a 1-0 lead over regional rival Burundi. Rwanda went on to win the match 3-1.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 13 June 2011
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rwanda League Rwandan Cup League Cup Africa Total
2006–07 SC Kiyovu Sport Rwandan Premier League 5 0 ? ? - - - - 5 0
2007–08 15 0 ? ? - - - - 15 0
2008–09 16 2 ? ? - - - - 16 2
2009–10 APR FC Rwandan Premier League 12 1 ? ? - - ? ? 12 1
2010–11 0 0 ? ? - - ? ? 0 0
Total Rwanda 48 3 ? ? - - ? ? 48 3
Career total 48 3 ? ? - - ? ? 48 3

InternationalEdit

As of 13 June 2011
National team Season Apps Goals
Rwanda
2010 4 0
2011 1 1

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Rwanda's goal tally first.[1]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 March 2011 Stade Régional Nyamirambo, Kigali, Rwanda   Burundi 1–0 3–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 15 November 2011 Amahoro Stadium, Kigali, Rwanda   Eritrea 2–0 3–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 8 December 2011 National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   Sudan 1–0 2–1 2011 CECAFA Cup

HonoursEdit

APR FC

  • Winner:

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